ERIC Number: ED377384
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Career Cruiser. Kick into High Gear for Your Future. Career & Educational Information for Middle School Students.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
This booklet, which was developed for use by Florida middle school students, contains basic information about career opportunities, educational and other requirements for various occupations, and educational and career planning. The first section, which is designed for students to share with their parents, discusses the importance of parent involvement in career planning, the Florida Prepaid College Program, and ways of helping children with educational and career planning and saving for a college education. A series of interest inventories and career orientation activities are provided. Presented next is an 18-page table detailing the duties, beginning annual earnings, and the educational level/subjects required for employment in 74 occupations in the following categories: artistic, scientific, plants and animals, protective, mechanical, industrial, business detail, selling, accommodating, humanitarian, leading/influencing, and physical performing. Also included is the following information: decision making, scheduling, the Florida Academic Scholars' Certificate Program and Florida Undergraduate Scholars' Fund, and education/training options after high school (public vocational-technical centers, community colleges, universities, the military, and apprenticeships). (MN)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Planning, Decision Making, Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Employment Qualifications, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Occupational Information, Parent Participation, Wages
Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education, Bureau of Career Development and Educational Improvement, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
Identifiers - Location: Florida